By Bruno Ernst
Describes the tools that are used to build interesting very unlikely figures which may tease the attention and baffle the mind's eye. Copious examples are drawn from the author's personal paintings and the fertile mind's eye of Escher and Oscare Reutersvard.
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Brand marketers understand that for a customer magazine to work well, the content has to be informative and entertaining, and the brand promotion element should remain subtle and understated. These dual needs mean that much more is expected of a designer in customer publishing, maintains Jeremy Leslie, creative consultant at magCulture: ‘There is little difference in terms of design skills, but much in terms of strategy, thinking and broader creativity. Consumer magazines need to stand out on the shelf, but cannot risk alienating their existing audience as they seek to attract new readers.
Adventures with impossible figures by Bruno Ernst